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Pere-Lachaise Cemetery (Cimetiere du Pere-Lachaise)

16 rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, France
+33 1 55 25 82 10
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This famous cemetery is the burial site of numerous French luminaries - authors, writers, musicians and more.
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  • Average7%
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16 rue du Repos, 75020 Paris, France
Belleville / Pere Lachaise
+33 1 55 25 82 10
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Reviewed yesterday

we went to pay respect to Jim Morrison but came across Chopin and Edith Piaf by chance,Only after we came home did we discover there is many more famous people buried here,we spotted some folk with a plan but not sure where they got this...More

Thank flyingpig1872
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful, vast cemetery- many of the graves are works of art. It was gorgeous on the day of our visit in October, with the chestnut leaves lining the narrow streets. Tip: get a map, or take a picture of the posted map and list of...More

Thank ParisPam2014
Reviewed 2 days ago

I don't know about you, but I find a unique beauty in crypt cemeteries. Perhaps, because we don't have many of them in the US. The Pere-Lachasie is worth a visit if you have time. The cemetery is easy to get to via the Metro,...More

Thank Claudia W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Although Pere-Lachaise is well known for all the famous people buried there, the memorials for those who died in WWII are especially inspiring. Unless you like steep stone steps in addition to all the cobblestone walkways, enter from the Gambetta entrance. It's downhill!

Thank Joanne F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a fascinating place not only because of the graves of the famous but also the memorials to those killed in the world wars, memorials to those killed in more recent atrocities and also the elaborate memorials in general. I went on a guided...More

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK we have been there and I must say that what based on comments made by members of my family that said that this is a must. I have been there and I have to admit this was a waste of time because Paris has...More

Thank roucol
Reviewed 1 week ago

Somewhere I have always wanted to visit whenever in Paris because my favourite writer, Oscar Wilde, is buried there along with many other greats such as Chopin, Edith Piaf and Jim Morrison. You need to wear comfortable shoes as there is a lot of walking...More

Thank Sevin H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a fabulous day in Pere Lachaise. If you like visiting cemeteries this is a must. We didn't take the official tour. We found it much more interesting to wander and find things for ourselves. A host of interesting people buried here. We started...More

Thank Mozmoz850
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on tour(recommend.). lots of fun...interesting..walking but not strenuous. Chopin , Edith Piaf to Jim Morrison

Thank BevDenver_CO
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read about this cemetery before coming and after checking in to our hotel nearby I walked at great speed to have a look around before evening closing time. The place is enormous, 45 hectares to be precise, and many famous people are buried...More

1  Thank Ray V
Belleville / Pere Lachaise
At the eastern edge of Paris lies Belleville / Père
Lachaise, an understated wonderland of local
treasures. Alongside the world-famous cemetery,
family-owned delicatessens and cafés nestle between
local stores and establishments. The richness of the
population here has created a little Chinatown of
Asian restaurants, and the area comes to life at night
by a funky underground scene. Façades change from one
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26 September 2017|
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Response from rhutchings2016 | Reviewed this property |
hey you can go in for free and do your own thing BUT it is HUGE so a guide is a good option and really cheap
7 March 2017|
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Response from Crispsting | Reviewed this property |
No never seen them
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20 October 2016|
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Response from pitufo00 | Reviewed this property |
I saw some people being guided about, but I never saw a place where you could get one on site. What I would recommend doing if you cannot find a guide is to research the cemetery, find out which graves you wish to see in... More